Do Mazda vehicles have a rear seat reminder?
Safety has always been a primary concern of Mazda engineers. There are a lot of hazards on the road and our manufacturing partner has done a lot of impressive work to help drivers and their passengers remain as safe as possible while they’re on the road. Every state has special weather challenges they must contend with. In Texas, we have to keep an eye on the temperature – especially in the summer. Every year there are always heartbreaking stories about children who have been left in hot cars. This naturally leads people to ask Bert Ogden Mazda in Edinberg product experts, ‘Do Mazda vehicles have a rear seat reminder?’ That potentially life-saving feature is coming to the automaker’s roster very soon. Read the rest of this entry »
Is Mazda adding a high-performance sports car to its lineup?
To be sure, in the 30 years that the Mazda MX-5 Miata has been in production, it has earned its spot in the pantheon of fun-to-drive, lightweight roadsters. But what about the segment of Mazda customers who are looking for more? Is Mazda adding a high-performance sports car to its lineup? These are questions that get kicked around the Bert Ogden Mazda in Edinberg showroom when we have a few minutes to spare. An intrepid member of our product expert team was researching something for a customer and came across an article on CarBuzz.com. Author Ian Wright seems to think that a power sedan wearing a Mazda badge could be coming sooner, rather than later. Read the rest of this entry »
How does the Mazda CX-5 Diesel drive?
Bert Ogden Mazda in Edinburg customers and staff alike have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Mazda CX-5 Signature that will be equipped with the SKYACTIV®-D diesel engine. Since the news of the newly available powertrain was announced, the number of people stopping by the showroom to ask, ‘How does the Mazda CX-5 Diesel drive,’ rises daily. We haven’t had any meaningful interaction with the new diesel-powered crossover SUV except for seeing it at car shows. However, one of our product experts did come across these videos that were produced by the creator of the YouTube channel, Motormouth. He had a lot of great things to say during his time with the vehicle. Hopefully, it will be arriving very soon. We’re very excited for people to get a closer look. Read the rest of this entry »
Which Mazda vehicles can be used for Uber?
Ridesharing applications, like Uber, have been great for just about everyone who needs a ride somewhere or wants to earn some extra money. If you’re a vehicle owner, you can put your new sedan or SUV to work by having it help you pay some bills. So, if you’re interested in getting into the gig economy, you might be wondering, ‘Which Mazda vehicles can be used for Uber?’ Like a lot of things, there is some good news and bad news. The good news is that most new Mazda vehicles will be eligible to be used as an Uber vehicle. The bad news is that you might not have one in your driveway, yet. Let’s take a look. Read the rest of this entry »
Is Mazda going to make an electric vehicle?
There are a lot of changes coming to the Mazda lineup of engines. We’ve already covered the automaker’s coming diesel engine, but they aren’t done by any means. So, is Mazda going to make an electric vehicle? We can’t confirm anything definitively, but all signs appear to be pointing in that direction. An article we came across in the course of looking something up for a customer really piqued our interest. It was written by Fred Lambert for electrek.com and the story contains some spy shots of a redesigned Mazda crossover SUV being tested in Europe and supposedly is powered by an electric motor. Let’s take a look at what the reporter found. Read the rest of this entry »
Crash and Safety Scores for the 2019 Mazda3
The all-new and completely redesigned 2019 Mazda3 could easily be considered as an instant hit among visitors the to the Bert Ogden Mazda in Edinberg showroom. Interest in the new 2019 Mazda3 sedans and hatchbacks has been high since the automaker first announced they would be coming to dealerships around the country. The Bert Ogden Mazda Blog has profiled both body styles extensively, but now even more important information has been made available. The crash and safety scores for the 2019 Mazda3 have been published by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, and both versions of the vehicle have earned the non-profit group’s Top Safety Pick designation. Let’s take a look at what the IIHS had to say. Read the rest of this entry »
When is the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata going on sale?
It’s been a while since we’ve had any new information about the newest version of the Mazda MX-5 Miata. When our manufacturing partner announced they were kicking off the 2019 model year, they went the extra mile to honor the convertible’s third decade in production with a special anniversary edition. Those limited-number models have begun to ship to customers who were quick to reserve one of the 3,000 30th Anniversary Edition Mazda MX-5 Miata vehicles. This announcement has led us to wonder out loud, ‘When is the 2019 Mazda Miata MX-5 Miata going on sale?’ Unfortunately, we still don’t have a firm date, but the timing of these vehicle deliveries leads us to believe that we won’t have to wait much longer. Read the rest of this entry »
Which Mazda cars have Apple CarPlay™/Android Auto™ near Edinburg, TX
The 2019 model year has been nothing short of revolutionary for the technology available in Mazda vehicles. This technology is changing the way drivers and passengers interact with the vehicle. Among the first questions a customer asks when they get to the Bert Ogden Mazda showroom is, ‘Which Mazda cars have Apple CarPlay™/Android Auto™ near Edinburg, TX?’ Whether someone is looking for a new hatchback or sedan, there are several options that they can choose from. Most trims of the 2019 Mazda3 sedan and hatchback as well as the 2019 Mazda6 offer the smartphone capability. Let’s take a look at what options are available to tech-savvy buyers. Read the rest of this entry »
First-Drive/First-Look videos for the Mazda CX-30
Ever since the all-new Mazda CX-30 was first shown offer to international audiences at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, the team of Bert Ogden Mazda in Edinburg product experts have been scouring the internet for the latest news and rumors. During their most recent sweep of the usual online sources, they found a few new first-drive or first-look videos for the Mazda CX-30, which appears to be available in foreign markets. It will be still be a little time before goes on sale in the United States. In the meantime, take a look at these videos for an early look at what you can expect to see when the new compact crossover SUV is finally delivered. If you want to make sure you’re the first one in your neighborhood to own one, make an appointment with a Bert Ogden Mazda in Edinburg product expert to start the pre-ordering process. Read the rest of this entry »
Three signs a car might be a lemon
One of the biggest fears any car buyer faces is that they are going to stuck with a vehicle that was not sold as advertised – a lemon, using industry parlance. The stock of pre-owned cars, trucks and SUVs available at Bert Ogden Mazda in Edinburg are thoroughly inspected to ensure that our customers are always getting something that will be safe and reliable. While we do the hard work of making sure everything is up to par, this can’t be said for everybody that sells used vehicles. A group of product experts and service technicians got together to identify the top three signs a car might be a lemon. Let’s take a look at what they came up with. Read the rest of this entry »